What will be the ransom value of Ohtani Shohei (29, LA Angels) next season? In the United States, a ransom price beyond imagination is already being discussed. came up to a specific amount.
The LA Times, an American media, predicted on the 7th (Korean time) that the ransom of Ohtani, who will qualify as a free agent (FA) after this season, will soar to 600 million dollars (approximately 791.4 billion won).
The LA Times wrote, “Ohtani will write the record for the highest contract in North American professional sports,” and then said, “It is an agreement across the industry, including club management, agents, coaches, and players.”
According to the report, a major league official who requested anonymity hinted, “Ohtani’s contract starts at $500 million (about 659.5 billion won) and will reach $600 million.”
An agent predicted that Ohtani would sign a contract for a total of 600 million dollars over 12 years.
Ohtani’s greatest strength is that he is doing his best as a pitcher as well as a hitter.
After advancing to the major leagues in 2018, Ohtani is making a mark in the history of baseball around the world by performing both pitching and hitting. In the 2021 season, he recorded an average ERA of 3.18 with 9 wins and 2 losses as a pitcher. He hit 46 home runs as a hitter and earned the American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) award.
His performance continued in the 2022 season. He went 15-9 with a 2.33 earned run average as a pitcher. He also hit 34 home runs as a batter. He became the first hero ever to achieve both regulation innings and regulation at-bats at the same time.
Spottrak, a media specializing in sports contracts, said, “Ohtani’s contract value is $230 million (about 303.3 billion won) as a pitcher and $333 million (about 439.2 billion won) as a hitter, for a total of 563 million. dollars (about 742.5 billion won).”
If this kind of analysis leads to reality, Ohtani will write a new history once again. The largest contract ever in the major leagues is 426.5 million dollars (approximately 562.5 billion won) over 12 years, which teammate Mike Trout signed with the Los Angeles Angels.
In the current climate, you can look beyond Trout to $500 million, of course, to $600 million. The media also said, “Ohtani looks set to easily surpass his teammate’s record.”
Clayton Kershaw (35), the heart of the Los Angeles Dodgers, praised Ohtani as “a player like an incomparable unicorn” and emphasized, “Ohtani will sign the highest-priced contract ever, and this is a conclusion that has already been predicted.”
Teams that want Ohtani include the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, and San Diego Padres.안전놀이터 If there is competition between clubs, the ransom price can go up even more. What will be the team that embraces him?